SOX Compliance Business Manager

Dublin City Centre
02 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Job role
The SOX PMO team at Hertz is a unique group of talented individuals, in the Accounting Organization, tasked to ensure the Company has effective controls over financial reporting. Hertz completed the financial restatement for 2012 and 2013 results and filed its 2014 Form10-K in July 2015, as a result the SOX PMO team's primary objective has been the redesign of SOX controls to remediate existing material weaknesses and partnering with Management across all functions to improve SOX compliance. The role requires a solid understanding of the risks of financial misstatement to appropriately assess the design and operating effectiveness of controls. This position operates as an extension of management, unlike internal or external audit, the role offers candidate an opportunity to directly drive process improvements and efficiencies. The key responsibilities include partnering with Management to ensure SOX readiness and deficiency monitoring as well as liaising amongst Management, Internal Audit, and External Audit during annual walkthroughs and execution of control effectiveness testing. Examples of these key responsibilities for the incumbent are as follow: The role: Your journey at Hertz Involvement in the annual global SOX risk assessment to ensure the current controls mitigate the risk of financial misstatement Documenting and evaluating the design of SOX controls for new, changing, and existing business processes. This is performed by working directly with control owners to understand any changes in process and documenting in a standard narrative and risk/control matrix Completing detailed documentation of critical management review controls Creation of and/or updating business process flowcharts at varying levels of details Coordinating annual business process control walkthroughs with audit Cross-functional representative for SOX implication of new and/or changing IT systems - Note, IT transformation is a current commitment of executive management. The financial systems modernization & customer experience technology updates will have significant impact on 2019 for this role to be involved and assist in implementation of associated controls Reviewing potential control exceptions to ensure audit appropriately concluded the control objective was not met Assessing deficiencies identified by internal and external audit as well as Management, which includes determination of exposure and mitigating controlsPartnering with Management to create efficient and effective action plans to remediate deficiencies Your benefits: How we go the extra mile Bonus Free on-site Doctor, Nurse and Physiotherapy services Pension scheme Private health Insurance On-site Gym Subsidised staff canteen Sports and Social Club Training and development programmes Staff Car Rental and Sales discount Free Parking Educational Background: BS/BA degree in Accounting (CPA certification preferred/MBA and/or CIA/CISA certification optional) Your skills: Stand out from the fleet 4-6 years of experience including public accounting and/or internal audit with financial audit experience/ S-Ox 404 audit experience; must possess strong auditing skills with experience in auditing public companies and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404 and the Public Company Oversight Board (PCAOB) Standards. Knowledge of the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404, PCAOB Standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Standards of the United States, Security and Exchange reporting requirements, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, and other applicable professional guidance Sufficient knowledge of internal control design and implementation efforts Knowledge of internal audit and/or external auditor requirements and reporting Financial and business acumen About Us The Hertz Corporation has an exciting portfolio of rental car brands - including Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly - as well as the fleet management company, Donlen. We have more branches at more airports worldwide than any other car rental company, and Hertz is one of the Top 100 most recognised global brands. Our mission is to be the preferred rental car company and you have the opportunity to help steer this mission. Get in touch today and APPLY NOW.